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West Atlantic open positions

At West Atlantic, we are always looking for skilled and professional colleagues. Below is a list of open positions waiting for your application. Please read our privacy policy before sending in your application.

Please note: If you are applying for a pilot position with West Atlantic unfortunately we do not have any vacancies at this time.  Due to the high volume of enquiries/applications we may be unable to respond to you.  All previous applications do remain on our file for 6 months and should the situation change you may be contacted.

Open positions

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Application deadline

Line Station Supervisor EDI and ABZ

Location:
Application deadline:
08/10/2021

 

Position Type:             Permanent Full-Time             

Department:               P145 – EDI and ABZ line stations

Location:                    EDI

Working hours:         80 hrs per week, week on week off shift pattern.
Responsible to:         P145 Line Maintenance Manager

Role Summary

To provide and support effective and efficient engineering at EDI and ABZ Royal Mail Hubs, that meet the operational requirements in a sustainable and safe manner.

This role includes the standard expected duties of a certifying B1 line engineer, with the addition of the responsibilities listed below

Responsibilities

Responsible for managing the completion of all allocated work at both EDI/ABZ line stations, whilst ensuring day and night shift manpower is allocated correctly to meet all aircraft arrivals and departures.

Plan and distribute all scheduled and unscheduled workload to both day and night shift rostered staff, utilizing the handover procedures as detailed in the MOE and local station procedures.

Ensure based aircraft deferred defects are managed locally, with troubleshooting/rectification planned to be completed well in advance of expiry date.

Manage the communication to the airline and Line Maintenance Manager of aircraft status, ensuring any potential delays are immediately highlighted to Ops and LMC. Ensure any delay reports are competed in a timely manner to the company’s cloud reporting system.

Ensure all work is completed as per company procedures and approved maintenance documentation, with Techlogs and work orders being fully completed and returned to technical records within the specified timeframe with relevant corresponding RAL requirements completed.

Application of the company policies and procedures, working with relevant stakeholders if revisions are required.

Ensure all work is carried out to the highest safety standards, mentoring and supervising engineering staff in safe methods of working and developing safety processes as required.

Responsible for ensuring all required parts/tools for maintenance are ordered correctly by the EDI team and monitor with logistics regarding estimated/required delivery times.

Ensure tools and equipment are handled correctly, stored in the correct locations, kept in a serviceable condition, and report to logistics if any item requires calibration or repair 

Oversee that stock replenishment items are received and located correctly on the company’s stock control system, including all spares moved via COMAT in and out with associated line stations being informed. Ensure serviceable and unserviceable components are shipped as requested by the logistics department.

Carry out EDI/ABZ staff management, including annual leave approval and subsequent cover to maintain capability of station, plus staff admin items such as Airside Pass and Driving Permit validity.

Ensure company premises are maintained and good housekeeping standards are always met, with any building/facility defects being reported to the P145 Maintenance Manager.

Implement and control a system to ensure the vehicles at each station are maintained, including airside access requirements.

 Carry out any other such reasonable duties as the company sees fit in accordance with the responsibilities of the position.

Academic/Educational Requirements

  • B1 certifier on B737CL as a minimum requirement.

Required Skills/Experience:

  • Minimum 5 years Aviation Engineering experience
  • Flexible approach to work, to match the operational requirements
  • Must be Proactive, self-motivated & confident self-starter
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Possess confident and effective communication skills (both written & verbal)
  • Ability to make good judgements based on the needs of the company operation, in a very fluid, fast changing environment.
  • Proven problem solving and Planning & Organizing skills
  • The ability to manage people effectively is essential, with supervisory/people management experience being desirable

 Salary

  • £40,000 basic B1 salary (£44,000 for a full B1/B2)
  • £6,500 EDI shift allowance
  • £3,346 B737CL Type rating (unrestricted)
  • £3,346 B737NG (unrestricted)
  • £2,038 ATP (unrestricted)

£2,438 Line Station Supervisor


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Maintenance Finance Controller - Malmo Airport Sweden

Location:
Svedala
Application deadline:
20/09/2021

West Atlantic is looking for a Maintenance Finance Controller in Malmö/Sturup, who wants to work in international environment, be a part of a corporate culture and contribute to our positive spirit and learning organisation. 

The Maintenance Finance Controller will be part of the Finance team and you will be responsible for reviewing and challenging the costs of the Maintenance entities to reduce unit costs. Provide financial reporting, analysis, and business control to the Maintenance teams to ensure all costs are controlled, monitored, and managed. This should result in more transparency on overall costs and in more optimal unit costs. Furthermore, you are responsible for highlighting critical issues and opportunities, support the building of business cases and ensuring benefits are realised in line with plan. Support the short- and long-term financial planning processes of Budgets & Forecasts.

 

The job: 

  • Overall responsibility for recording, analysing, and presenting business & financial information relating to the maintenance area in West Atlantic Sweden AB and its affiliates to internal and external stakeholders
  • Be responsible for the financial support to the Maintenance organisation and the financial control of the maintenance business
  • Analyse and present financial data for both ongoing business decisions as well as the long-term improvement of the quality- and efficiency development of the maintenance organisation
  • Be responsible for forecasts and the annual budget process for the maintenance organisation
  • Assist with monthly book-closing processes to ensure an accurate and timely closing of the maintenance organisation accounts
  • Be responsible for the monthly financial follow up of results vs budget/forecast
  • Manage and develop internal control processes
  • Driving and participating in internal projects and developments

 You: 

  • Have a university degree in finance or equivalent
  • Minimum 5 years working experience, preferably within the maintenance area in aviation or aviation-related industry
  • Are fluent in English both oral and written
  • Knowledge of 1 or more Scandinavian languages is considered an advantage
  • Have excellent abilities in MS Office 365
  • Have a high level of problem solving and planning skills/experience, both day to day and strategic
  • Possess in-depth knowledge of accounting, budgeting, and internal control practices
  • Have excellent time management skills, being able to meet deadlines and timelines for reporting and decision requirements
  • Have a work- and residence permit for EU
  • Have a driving licence and access to car

 As a person you: 

  • Have a strong drive for problem solving and development
  • Have a business-oriented mindset
  • Are a critical thinker with analytical skills
  • Set high standards for quality and consistence in achieving set goals
  • Have a systematic and methodical approach to responsibilities
  • Adapt well to changing circumstances
  • Have good interpersonal skills
  • Believe in hands-on approach

 

Additional information:

 If you would like to make a difference for West Atlantic and have suitable toolbox for the job, please apply via our website with CV and cover letter as soon as possible.

 We will screen applications on an on-going basis, and this ad might therefore close ahead of the deadline 2021-09-20.

If you need further information before submitting your application, please contact Johanna Åberg, Finance Manager Johanna.aberg@westatlantic.eu (We do not accept CV via email)

 


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Safety Manager-Flight Operation Malmo Airport Sweden

Location:
Svedala
Application deadline:
19/09/2021

West Atlantic is looking for a Safety Manager in Malmö/Sturup, who wants to work in a corporate culture that is characterized by cooperation and team spirit. Our flights are an important link in the daily mail & parcel handling for priority deliveries within Europe. Welcome to a company where you can be involved and contribute to profitability, business benefits and not least to linking Europe through our business.

 As Safety Manager you will be the focal point for our integrated Safety Management System to meet regulatory requirements and promote industry best practice. You will ensure that the operation is carried out in accordance with our Air Operator Certificate, as well as that the operation is carried out in compliance with the applicable regulatory requirements and the standards of the operator.

 The Job:

  • Coordinate the development, administration, and maintenance of the Safety Management System
  • Intervene as representative of the Company in terms of Operational Safety in all circumstances as required
  • Coordinate and / or supervise the investigation of accidents and serious incidents.
  • Promote the Company Safety policy
  • Advise on the development and updating of the Safety policy
  • Supervise the hazard identification systems and risk analysis and management
  • Collaborate in the fulfilment of the Operational Safety objectives and goals as identified by management
  • Plan and organize Operational Safety training for all personnel
  • Review, adapt or modify all those aspects of the program that allow achieving the continuous improvement of the system

 You:

  • Have minimum 5 years Aviation Operations experience within a Safety department
  • Are fluent in English and Swedish both oral and written
  • Preferably type rated on either ATP, CRJ, B737 or other jet experience.
  • Have prior experience with Safety Management System
  • Have problem solving and planning skills, day to day as well as strategic
  • Have training experience

 As a person you: 

  • Demonstrate strong customer focus
  • Have proven ability to work under pressure
  • Possess good interpersonal skills
  • Are an excellent team-worker
  • Are a great communicator

 You have a driving licence and access to car.

 

 Additional information:

 If you would like to make a difference for West Atlantic and have suitable toolbox for the job, please apply via our website with CV and cover letter as soon as possible.

 We will screen applications on an on-going basis, and this ad might therefore close ahead of the deadline.

 If you need further information before submitting your application, please contact Alexandra.borglin@westatlantic.eu (We do not accept CV via email)

 

 


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Milou Frohn

Pilot

I’ve always loved to fly and to be able to do that for a living and see so much of the world is fantastic. The most important thing is having a great company behind us, always helping me to develop and providing all the support I need.

Lukas Biörnsen

Technical administration

West Atlantic is a great employer and take a real interest in my development and work life balance. The administrative side of the company is a really important part of our operation and I’m glad my role plays an important part in making sure our aircraft deliver on time.

Sandra Hellgren

Airplane Maintenance

I take great pride in my role in keeping our fleet in the air, every minute on the ground is time that we can’t help our customers. Getting our aircraft up and running again safely is what I enjoy the most.
 

Loading activities at EMA

Photo: Rob Edson, Ground Operations Manager, UK

 

Inflight to Svalbard

Photo: Jonas Holmberg, First Officer CRJ

 

First Boeing 737-800 arrives at EMA

Photo: Unknown

 

Team spirit in cockpit

Photo: Bertrand Pouderoux, Captain ATP

 

Safety training

Photo: Alastair Yardy, First Officer 737

 

Maintenance in Malmö

Photo: Geovanny Mejia, Technician

 

Celebrating a new contract

Photo: Nigel Hiorns, Managing Director and AM, UK

 

767 In the Hangar

Photo: Michelle Plunkett, 767 Engineer

 

On the flight deck

Photo: Elliot Longly, First Officer ATP

 

737 on ground

Photo: Charles Cleves, VP Sales

 

Office life

Photo: Aleksandra Rashid, Finance Controller - Maintenance

 

View from cockpit

Photo: Geovanny Mejia, Technician

 

New ATP-Pilots

Photo: Maarten & Eddy, First Officers ATP

 

First Boeing 737-800 water salute

Photo: Unknown

 

Svalbard

Photo: Thomas Holm, Captain CRJ

 

Loading B-767

Photo: Graeme Pryke, Captain 767

 

Morning view in ATP cockpit

Photo: Carl Klein, First Officer ATP

 

737-800 Line up in Liege

Photo: Christian Vanguers, Mechanic

 

737 Approach in Jersey

Photo: Tom Masterman

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